Protests Outside of SCOTUS Homes Continue
Over a month after the overturn of Roe, protests outside of Justices houses are still happening. We must pray for peace and protection.
From CBN News. More than a month after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, protests continue outside the homes of the six conservative justices.
The agenda is the same every week. On Wednesday nights, protestors head to the homes of Justices Brent Kavanaugh and John Roberts. Then on Thursday, it’s the home of Justice Amy Comey Barrett. Friday’s protest is at Justice Clarence Thomas’ house, and on Saturday’s, it’s in front of Justice Samuel Alito’s home….
“There’s a federal statute designed to protect not just judges and justices but also prosecutors and witnesses in federal court and in federal trials,” explained The Heritage Foundation‘s Senior Legal Fellow Hans von Spakovsky….
At the beginning of July, the Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court called on the governors of Virginia and Maryland to enforce state and local laws regarding the picketing, but both governors pointed back to the federal government….
When it comes to the legal question of stopping these protests and who can do it, Spakovsky said both the state and federal governments have a role to play here.
“Not only is there a federal statute that prevents this, but, for example in Virginia, where several of the justices live, there’s a state statute on this also that protects the tranquility and peace of people’s neighborhoods where they live. That is fully in accord with the First Amendment,” Spakovsky noted….
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(Excerpt from CBN News. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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